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West Tennessee Corn Bread

"My husband never liked corn bread until I started making this recipe - then he'd eat half of it. I like to serve it piping hot with lots of real butter on the side. -Betty Kaytis, Elizabethton, Tennessee"
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the egg, mayonnaise, buttermilk and oil until smooth. Combine the cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt; add to egg mixture and beat just until combined. Grease an ovenproof 6-in. skillet or round baking dish; dust with cornmeal. Add batter. Bake at 425 degrees F for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

Footnotes

  • Reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise is not recommended for this recipe.

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I was looking for a gluten free corn bread recipe when I found this one. I was shocked to see it didn't call for any other flour! It bakes up really light and flavorful. I liked it so much, I ha...

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I’m no connoisseur when it comes to corn bread – I just know what I like on the rare occasions I have it. What I do know is that individual taste (and what regions of the country you’re from to...

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I was looking for a gluten free corn bread recipe when I found this one. I was shocked to see it didn't call for any other flour! It bakes up really light and flavorful. I liked it so much, I ha...

Excellent cornbread! I actually added a small can (1/2 size) of cream corn, which made it extra moist. I will definitely make this again. Thanks!

I subbed plain fat-free yogurt for the mayonnaise and used a reduced amount of honey in place of the sugar. Then I added some whole corn kernels to the batter. This was by far the best corn br...

If I could give this 10 stars I would!! I did however change one thing - I doubled the recipe and added a 14.75oz can of creamed corn - OMGoodness - Incredible - Hubby said "now that's what I'm...

I’m no connoisseur when it comes to corn bread – I just know what I like on the rare occasions I have it. What I do know is that individual taste (and what regions of the country you’re from to...

This is one of the best cornbreads I have had. I have made and love cornbread all my life. This turned out so moist and delicious. I left out the sugar since I don't like sweet cornbread but it ...

Excellent. I love that it doesn't have a stick of butter, and no white flour. I used low fat mayo, and it was still good.

Definitely a keeper! I made this as directed except I did use fat-free mayo. Although the recipe recommends against using low-fat/fat-free mayos, I was very pleased with the way the cornbread ...

Yum! Just made this for my family because my husband can't have gluten anymore. It was great. I used Smart Balance mayo because that's what we have. It was very light and fluffy and no more ...